Q: Can I get some direction for case law on search warrants and safes?
Someone else had a safe in their vehicle and they were pulled over and told the police it was mine . They police came snd picked me up for the drugs and money in the safe. The key to the safe was not in my possession it was on the ground on of a storage unit I was standing in which also was in someone else's name.
A: It is unlikely that you will find case law with that exact fact situation. One reason it is unlikely is that it seems fairly reasonable to issue a warrant under those circumstances. If the key was on the ground where you were standing, it is reasonable to assume that you dropped it there.
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